Student Counseling Center

 
 

LGBT Students

College is a time of questioning, exploring and self-discovery.

Many students find themselves undergoing numerous transitions in their lives—moving away from home, facing new academic challenges, developing new relationships, considering career choices—and also growing awareness about their identity.

The Student Counseling Center is a safe space for anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, or anyone who is questioning their own sexual orientation or gender identity. Students are encouraged to come in to talk with any of the counselors to help with the life-long journey of self-discovery.

ON CAMPUS

For Health Resources, please visit the Adelphi Student Health Services LGBT resource page.

Adelphi’s Center for Student Involvement – LGBTQ Adelphi

Weekly LGBTQ Support Group

LOCAL RESOURCES

Long Island

PFLAG:  Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

LGBT Network

The LGBT Network is an association of non-profit organizations working to serve the LGBT community of Long Island and Queens throughout the lifespan: Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY), The Long Island LGBT Community Center (The Center), Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders – Long Island (SAGE-LI), and the Queens LGBT Community Center (Q Center).

New York City

A comprehensive and up-to-date directory of LGBT services and organizations in New York City can be accessed online at New York City Comptroller’s Office.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

National Resources

CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers; find local LGBT resources nationwide

GLBT Near Me: A national search-engine for LGBT resources on the web.

GLBT National Help Center: Support via phone and online chat

Hetrick-Martin Institute: Empowerment, education and advocacy for LGBTQ youth

LGBT Foundation: Advice, support, and information

National Center for Transgender Equality

The Trevor Project: Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth

“It Gets Better” Project

LGBT Publications/Psychological Literature

Living Out:  Long Island’s LGBT News and lifestyle publication

Diversity Library: Compiled by Adelphi University’s Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies

 
 
 
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